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Kaokoland - The Himba Beautiful Photography by John Kenny taken with Africa's remotest tribes. Fine art prints in black and white, also colour, are available to buy in signed, limited editions. Facing Africa: the book is out now

Mulher da Tribo Karo~ Lower Omo Valley, sul da Etiópia

Africa through beautiful portraits of the locals - They say that the eyes are the window of the soul and its definitely confirmed by the beautiful portraits made by the Dutch photographer Mario Gerth.

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Beautiful and dynamic portraits by German photographer Mario Gerth. Beautiful is an understatement in this case, Mario’s subjects span from different regions across Africa, from countries suc…

Afar woman | an ethnic group in the Horn of Africa. The Afar are the native people of Horn Africa.The world "AFAR" means brave society by their language They primarily live in the Afar Region of Ethiopia

Afar woman, an ethnic group in the Horn of Africa. The Afar are the native people of Horn Africa.The world "Afar" means brave society by their language They primarily live in the Afar Region of Ethiopia

An indigenous person of the Omo Valley in Ethiopia. Photography by Hans Silvester.

Surma and Mursi body art Omo Valley, East Africa Photo by Hans Silvester from the book "Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa"

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A nomad with chronic eye problems wears goggles to ward off dust, Phala, Chang Tang, Tibet (Photo by Melvyn Goldstein/National Geographic/Getty Images)

Mwila (or Mwela, Mumuhuila, or Muhuila) women are famous for their very special hairstyles. Hairstyles are very important and meaningful in Mwila culture. Women coat their hair with a red paste called, oncula, which is made of crushed red stone. They also put a mix of oil, crushed tree bark, dried cow dung and herbs on their hair. Besides they decorate their hairstyle with beads, cauri shells (real or plastic ones) and even dried food.  © Eric Lafforgue

Mwila woman with necklace - Southern Angola. Famous for their hairstyles, women coat their hair with red paste called ''oncula'', which is made of crushed red stone with a mix of oil, crushed tree bark, dried cow dung and herbs.

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